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September 29, 2015

Thomson Reuters Announces 11th Annual Compliance Awards Nominees Short List

Premier compliance industry awards to be presented November 5th

LONDON – Thomson Reuters today announced the short list of nominees for its 11th Annual Compliance Awards. The Annual Compliance Awards were created in 2004 to recognise the successes and achievements of compliance professionals from across the financial services industry and supporting professional services firms who safeguard the integrity of their businesses, and position them for continued growth and success. 

This year Thomson Reuters introduced two new awards which recognize the wider community in which the firm operates and provides client solutions, the Anti Money Laundering and Know Your Supplier Awards.

The 11th Annual Compliance Awards will be presented on November 5, 2015 in a ceremony at The Grosvenor House Hotel, Mayfair, London. The shortlist of 2015 Annual Compliance Award nominees are as follows:

The Sandro Buttaci Memorial Award for the Young Compliance Officer of the Year

  • Sarah Fahy - Compliance Officer, Kyte Broking Limited
  • Vladislav Piatigorsky - Compliance Officer, Renaissance Capital
  • Sarah Louise-Rowe - Compliance Analyst, Charities Aid Foundation
  • Dalisha Patel - Junior Compliance Officer, Kession Capital
  • Julia Shamini Chase-Samuel - General Counsel and Head of Compliance, ATU General Trust (BVI) Limited
  • Andrea M. Bornatico - Compliance Officer, Argentière Capital AG

Most Effective Compliance Training Programme

  • Gordon McMurray - CEO, NRS Regulatory Services Ltd
  • Ed Chedzoy - Director, Standard Chartered
  • Charlotte Courtenay, Lisa Dixon, Nicola Pope and Emma Trincas - The Experimental Learning Programme (ELP) team, Newbury Building Society

Head of Anti-Money Laundering and Fraud Prevention of the Year

  • Yen Chang - MLRO and Compliance COO, Charles Stanley
  • Ann Doan - Director of Legal and Compliance, Hampshire Trust Bank

Money Laundering Reporting Officer of the Year – Financial Services, Banking and Insurance

  • Yen Chang - MLRO, Charles Stanley
  • Stewart Carter - Operational Risk Manager and MLRO, Coventery Building Society

Most Innovative Risk Management Programme at a Regulated Firm

  • Sam Uppal - Senior Compliance Manager, Lloyds Banking Group
  • Vassanth Devadas - Head of Finance and Administration, JCB International Europe Limited
  • Steven Binks - Compliance Manager, Columbia Threadneedle

Compliance Officer of the Year

  • Margaret Pinagli - Director Compliance, Bank Of America Merrill Lynch
  • Reshma Handa - Compliance Manager, Vibe Syndicate Management Ltd
  • Briain Kavanagh - VP - Compliance Officer, Bank of Montreal
  • Colin Ford - Compliance Officer / Global Head of Financial Crime Prevention, Renaissance Capital
  • Rosie Faulkner - Senior Compliance Officer - Diligence, Earthport

Chief Compliance Officer of the Year

  • Sara Arhaim - Head of Compliance , Green Investment Bank
  • David Hazell - Chief Compliance Officer, Santander
  • Lucy Vernall - Head of Compliance, Funding Circle
  • Andrew H Brown - Global Head of Compliance, Earthport

Best Consulting Firm of the Year for Compliance and Risk

  • Kession Capital - Kession Capital
  • Lawson Conner (Gerhard Gueter) - Managing Director, Lawson Conner
  • JW Compliance (Jonathan Wernick) - CEO, JW Compliance
  • Moore Stephens (Tim West) - Partner, Moore Stephens LLP

Best Regulatory Law Firm or Lawyer of the Year for Compliance

  • Simon Firth - Partner, Kaye Scholer
  • Angus Duncan - Partner, Mayer Brown
  • Tony Woodcock - Partner & Head of the Regulatory Litigation Practice, Stephenson Harwood LLP

Award for Outstanding Long-Term Service to the Compliance Industry

  • James Brown - Head of EMEA Compliance, JPM
  • Jeannette Lichner - Senior Managing Director and Head of Governance, Risk and Regulation (GRR), FTI Consulting

For more information about the Annual Compliance Awards, please go to:  http://www.complianceawards.com/2015

For more information about Thomson Reuters Risk Management Solutions, please go to: https://risk.thomsonreuters.com/

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